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Cherrhea60
Cherrhea60
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It's been a while since I've posted. Just wanted to say hello! It's been 3 months since my COPD diagnosis. My first and so far only exacerbation lasted a while. My doctor changed some meds. I have a new inhaler Anoro Ellipta that seems to work amazingly. He also prescribed Montelukast Sodium. Still doing oxygen therapy. But thing feel good. At 5 foot 7 I used to weigh 135 pounds. Can't seem to get above 126 now. Enjoying my granddaughters high school senior activities. Still exhausted 75 percent of the time but all in all enjoying life.

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sassy59

Lovely photo Cherrhea and good to hear from you again. Wishing you well. Xxxxx

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Cherrhea60
Cherrhea60
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Thank you Sassy59. My oldest granddaughter will not allow me to sit idle. Says she needs me with her every step of the way. She is 18 and I don't think she realizes I am 61. Lol

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sassy59
sassy59
in reply to Cherrhea60

It's great that she loves to spend time with you Cherrhea, enjoy that. You don't look 61 either. Take care. Xxxxx

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Dedalus

Beautiful photo - glad your meds are helping x

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Badbessie

Have you been referred to a dietitian? I am on a high protein diet which includes protein supplement drinks.I really find it helps my energy levels. Plus I have managed to regain 7 kgs. Keep an eye on your weight as it can cause problems if you loose to much. Nice to hear from you again.

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Nitap
Nitap
in reply to Badbessie

Lovely photo, nice to meet you xx

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Cherrhea60
Cherrhea60
in reply to Nitap

Thank you for the compliment on the photo. It's a pleasure to meet you as well.

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Cherrhea60

Will do! I have always been on the thin side with no room for weight loss. Thank you for your advice and support.

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